GM’s View: Antonio Saponara, Patina Maldives, Fari Islands

Antonio Saponara was appointed general manager at Patina Maldives, Fari Islands, following the luxury resort’s first anniversary. Antonio brings in over fifteen years of experience overseeing hotels around the world, working for companies such as AMAN Resorts, Marriott, and Bulgari Hotels & Resorts. Hotelier Maldives speaks to him about his career, experience managing a hotel […]

Kandima Maldives – Game-Changing MICE Destination

Women in Hospitality: Aminath Sazra, Acting Front Office Manager, Gili Lankanfushi Maldives

Aminath Sazra ‘Shazu’ is the acting front office manager at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, where she leads the amazing team of Mr/s. Fridays (butlers). Shazu began her Gili journey in 2017 and was recently promoted to her current position. Hotelier Maldives interviewed her to learn more about her work at the resort and her experience as […]

Lucie Mohelnikova, Founder, Other Way Holiday Travel Company

Lucie Mohelnikova founded the Other Way Holiday over ten years ago in Czech Republic. The travel agency and tour operator offers travel to local islands, resorts, combined packages as well as guided sightseeing tours in the Maldives. Lucie is a talented multi-tasker who is involved in every aspect of her business, from being the manager […]

How Soneva Inspires a Lifetime of Rare Experiences

Six Dazzling Home-Grown Jewellery Brands in Maldives

FIRST LOOK: Alila Kothaifaru Maldives

Seclusion seamlessly blends with adventure at Alila Kothaifaru Maldives, Raa Atoll’s latest opening and Hyatt’s second Maldives property. Located 45 minutes from Velana International Airport (VIA), Alila Kothaifaru welcomed its first guests on 16 May 2022, opening doors to an awe-inspiring destination embraced by nature’s wonders. Combining minimalist elegance and its stunning nature, Alila Kothaifaru […]

A Talent for Hospitality

Rihiveli Maldives Resort – Nature’s Tranquil Hideaway

An escape to one of the most naturally stunning islands in the Maldives takes just 45 minutes by speedboat after reaching its main airport. Hidden in lush vegetation, Rihiveli Maldives Resort offers homely stays; a stunning lagoon like no other; a year-round dolphin hot spot as well as two uninhabited islands in walking distance. On […]

Women in Hospitality: Stellan Huang, Sales Executive, THE OZEN COLLECTION

Stellan Huang is the sales executive at THE OZEN COLLECTION, who was recently promoted from her position as sales coordinator. Initially working as a teacher in China, Stellan discovered her dream career in the hospitality industry after arriving to the Maldives and has worked with several luxury properties in the destination. Now, she plays a […]

The Greatest Literary Show on Earth Kick-Starts at Soneva Fushi

Tourism Industry Updates from the Maldives- April 2022

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